Oct
19
to Oct 20

Kathina Celebration


The Sangha and Board of Directors of Wat Dhammarangsey would like to invite you, your family, and friends to attend Kathina Celebration at our Temple.  

The Kathina Celebration or Robe-Offering Ceremony was initiated by the Buddha to promote the care of Monks who observed the traditional three months rainy season retreat (Buddhist Lent).


PROGRAM

10/19/2019 - SATURDAY @ 6pm

  • Paying respect to the Triple Gem

  • Taking the Five Precepts

  • Chanting the Paritta

  • Dhamma Lecture (Tessana)


10/20/2019 - SUNDAY

9:30 am - Gathering of laypersons to pay homage to the Triple Gem and receive the Five Precepts.

10:00 am - Alms round

11:00 am - Food offering to the Sangha

12:00 noon - Serving lunch for all

1:00 pm - Kathina Procession followed by Robe Offering and Blessing.


For more information, please contact us at Wat Dhammarangsey, (503)638-3700 / Venerable Michael Tang (503)957-9099 / Sokharo Choy (503)442-9914.

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Sep
13
to Sep 29

Kan Ben & Pchum Ben (Sept. 13th - Sept 29th)


The Monks and Board of Directors of Wat Dhammarangsey will be holding the Pchum Ben to pay respect to deceased relatives.  We would like to invite you, your family, and friends to attend this ceremony at our Temple.  

This event will be held on Friday evening September 13, 2019 through Sunday September 29, 2019.  We would be honored for your presence at our Temple.  


The first 14 days are called Kan Ben (“observed celebration”). The 15th day is called Pchum Ben Day.

During Kan Ben, people give Buddhist Monks gifts of food and candles. At night Buddhist monks recite a protective prayer. Pchum Ben Day is the biggest celebration. 

PROGRAM

REPEAT daily starting FRIDAY, 9/13/2019 until 9/28/2018 evening

6:30 pm - Gathering of laypersons to pay homage to the Triple Gem and receive the Five Precepts.

REPEAT daily until SUNDAY, 9/29/2019

9:30 am - Gathering of laypersons to pay homage to the Triple Gem and receive the Five Precepts.

10:00 am - Alms round

11:00 am - Food offering to the Sangha

12:00 noon - Serving lunch for all


For more information, please contact us at Wat Dhammarangsey, (503)638-3700 / Venerable Michael Tang (503)957-9099 / Sokharo Choy (503)442-9914.

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